In the backdrop of COVID-19 epidemic BSF Meghalaya is putting up all efforts to assist the civil population residing along the International Border across the Meghalaya state.
Under the prevailing circumstances the BSF Battalions in Meghalaya are distributing free ration, face masks and sanitizers to the needy people residing in far flung areas. A similar help was extended by way of providing portable water to the villagers through BSF water tankers. BSF troops are taking necessary precautions while distributing food by wearing gloves, face masks and sanitizers, at the same time educating civil population about COVID-19 and its precautions.
BSF Battalions are also assisting civil administration and NGOs in relief work by ensuring social distancing with the aim to contain the spread of the virus. PRO BSF said, “It is our duty to help most vulnerable among the border population and BSF will continue with its efforts”. He further said, “We are in constant touch with civil administration and are projecting the demand of border villagers to them.”